The importance of maintaining trust and confidence in pharmacy call for appropriate behaviours to be demonstrated at all times. Behaviours relevant to this standard include acting in a trustworthy manner, with honesty and integrity, and demonstrating empathy and compassion.
These articles can be used to support the development of your reflective account entries for this standard and provide an idea of the activities that could be included.
'A digital-first approach reduces patient frustrations' – a day in the life of a pharmacist carrying out remote consultationsSubscription
Understanding and improving the patient’s healthcare experience are key aspects of Farah Haque’s role
'It is difficult witnessing patients fight for their lives' — a day in the life of a critical care pharmacist
Working in critical care can be both physically and emotionally challenging, but being proactive can help ensure patient safety and continuity of care.
‘I help trainees get the most from their placement’ — a day in the life of a pharmacy preregistration training leadSubscription
Each day, pharmacy preregistration training lead Helen Ireland supports trainees and tutors as they progress through their placements.
Despite having a background in hospital, integrated care pharmacist Shazia Karsan felt an element of anxiety when redeployed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When her son fell chronically ill, Arlene Brailey found the motivation to take on a role dedicated to helping patients with resistant bacterial infections find support and trustworthy information.
Eric Bazuaye uses his specialist pharmacist knowledge and practical expertise to provide unique relief to patients diagnosed with neurological disorders.
A day in the life of a chronic pain pharmacist Subscription
Once developed, chronic pain can last a lifetime, but Peter Farley, a chronic pain pharmacist, believes that there is scope to mitigate this.
Dan White combines cognitive behavioural therapy and clinical pharmacy to train colleagues and help patients with mental health conditions.
Delivering bad news to patients and their families is a part of Stephanie Ghartey’s role that she finds particularly difficult.
Sick from stress: 'presenteeism' in pharmacySubscription
With increasing pressures placed on pharmacy professionals, presenteeism — or working when not fit to do so — is becoming more common. This can have detrimental effects on individuals, their families and patients.
When a preregistration trainee is dissatisfied with their placement, it is important that their employer tries to address the underlying issues.
Pharmacy preregistration trainees may wish to move placements, but the decision to switch should not be made lightly.
Whether new or experienced, there are qualities all excellent preregistration tutors should possess.
The nature of enquiries Daniel Hill receives as a medicines information and prescribing support pharmacist are vast and challenging.